The garbage and animal waste produced in the Central Zoo of Kathmandu is being composted and sold as fertiliser. The Nepal Pollution Control and Environment Management Centre (NEPCEMAC) sells packets of 1, 5 and 25 kg at Rs. 20 [21 Euro cents = 32 US dollar cents] per kg. The zoo produces 9 tons of garbage every month.
Read more: Kantipur / NGO Forum, 13 Mar 2008